You will require this registration if you own a cat that has reached 6 months of age. All cats must be sterilised and microchipped. This registration may apply to cat breeders or pet shop owners.
If you move to another local government area, you may notify your former Council and your new Council to continue the period of your registration.
A cat that is under the custody of the Cat Welfare Society, RSPCA, a cat management facility or a veterinary clinic or hospital is exempt from registration.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this registration you must:
- Be over 18 years old;
- Ensure that your cat is microchipped and sterilised;
- Complete the relevant form; and
- Pay the required fee.
You will be ineligible for registration if you have been convicted of two or more offences under animal legislation in the past 3 years.
Either 1 year, 3 years or for the life of the cat.
Permit to keep cat (non refundable)
Shire of Christmas Island
Cat Act 2011 (Western Australia)
Cat Regulations 2012 (Western Australia)
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